Secondary Work Groups and Events

 

Happening Now

Year 5 - 8 Continuity
(Algebra Focus)

Summary

This Work Group will focus on collaboration between primary and secondary teachers to ensure that a positive attitude to maths is maintained and developed as pupils move across Years 5 to 8. As part of the wider Year 5 to 8 Continuity work in the NCETM, we are creating a set of resources to support the development of algebraic thinking.

Dates

Monday 10th May

Monday 24th May

Monday 7th June

Monday 21st June

(15:30 - 17:00)

HoD Network Meeting

Summary

With everything that is going on this past year we thought it would be great to get together as HoDs to share knowledge, swap ideas and discuss all things maths-related. 

In these sessions, there will be opportunities to: 

• Discuss a topical issue 

• Update on NCETM latest resources 

• Explore Maths Hub Support and Programmes 

• Hear from a guest speaker 

Dates

Thursday 13th May

(16:00 - 16:45)

The 5 Big Ideas in Teaching for Mastery for ITEs and NQTs

Summary

In these short 30-minute sessions you will find out what are the Five Big Ideas, drawn from research, that underpin the Teaching for Mastery Programme. 

Dates

Big Idea: Mathematical Thinking 

Wednesday 12th May

(16:45 - 17:15)

Big Idea: Coherence

Wednesday 9th June

(16:45 - 17:15)

KS3 Network Meeting 

Summary

With everything that is going on this past year we thought it would be great to get together as KS3 Maths Leads to share knowledge, swap ideas and discuss all things maths-related. 

In these sessions, there will be opportunities to: 

• Discuss a topical issue 

• Update on NCETM latest resources 

• Explore Maths Hub Support and Programmes 

• Hear from a guest speaker 

Dates

Thursday 17th June

(16:00 - 16:45)

Curriculum Recovery Sessions for Secondary Departments

Summary

The NCETM will be running a series of six twilight events for teachers to consider how they might prioritise the secondary curriculum in order to ‘recover learning’. Each of these events will link to one of the six themes of the KS3 PD Materials and will be led by Secondary Mastery Specialists with a member of the NCETM Secondary Team.

Dates

18th May           19th May
26th May          27th May

8th June           9th June
Section 1: 15:45 - 16:30
Section 2: 16:45 - 17:30

 

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2021/22 Work Groups

 

Secondary Subject Leadership

Summary

This Work Group offers focused support to secondary heads of department/subject leaders, to enable them to better understand and implement teaching for mastery approaches across their department, and to develop in their role as leaders of both pupil learning and teacher professional development.   

Dates

Introductory Meeting

Wednesday 30th June

(16:00 - 16:45)

Mathematical Thinking at GCSE

Summary

This Work Group aims to support teachers in developing their understanding of mathematical thinking as it relates to problem-solving and reasoning, using practical task types to explore what it means for pupils to get better at mathematical thinking and what this looks like in the classroom. 

Dates

Introductory Meeting

Wednesday 30th June

(16:00 - 16:45)

Years 7 - 11 Coherence

Summary

This Work Group focuses on participant teachers working together to analyse, deconstruct and trace through the curriculum a selected key topic area, developing insight into effective teaching approaches, and considering the implications for longer term curriculum design.

Dates

Introductory Meeting

Wednesday 30th June

(16:00 - 16:45)

Year 5 - 8 Continuity

Summary

This Work Group will focus on collaboration between primary and secondary teachers to ensure that a positive attitude to maths is maintained and developed as pupils move across Years 5 to 8. 

Dates

Introductory Meeting

Wednesday 30th June

(16:00 - 16:45)

Specialist Knowledge

 

SKTM Secondary Programme
Early Careers 
Teachers

Summary

This Work Group offers focused support to secondary heads of department/subject leaders, to enable them to better understand and implement teaching for mastery approaches across their department, and to develop in their role as leaders of both pupil learning and teacher professional development.   

Dates

Introductory Meeting

Wednesday 30th June

(16:00 - 16:45)

SKTM Secondary Programme
Non - Specialist Teachers

Summary

This Work Group aims to support teachers in developing their understanding of mathematical thinking as it relates to problem-solving and reasoning, using practical task types to explore what it means for pupils to get better at mathematical thinking and what this looks like in the classroom. 

Dates

Introductory Meeting

Wednesday 30th June

(16:00 - 16:45)